Author(s): Francesco Jodice
Social landscape has always evolved in a way that is more or less autochtonous, with little regard for political strategies concerning the territory. Recently things have changed. People have become more conscious of the fact that the environment in which we spend our days is at our own disposal. This recent condition has sharpened our ability to 'perform' and transform spaces, effectively creating a landscape that exists as a projection of our own desires.
A collection of one hundred color photographs examines more than fifty metropolitan areas and the changes wrought on them by their residents in small but profound ways, from graffiti to street restaurants, all serving to demonstrate the way people control and interact with their environment.